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There are 5 ways to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49m

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Derby
  2. Take the train from Derby to Burton-on-Trent

$41 - $60

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Bus Arriva Midlands  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Frog Island, Pasture Lane to Burton upon Trent, Bond Street 29 / ...

$2 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus Kinchbus  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station Skylink Leicester Derby

$31 - $46

Taxi  •  40m

  1. Take a taxi from Leicester to Burton upon Trent 29.1 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  40m

  1. Drive from Leicester to Burton upon Trent 29.1 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent is to bus which costs £2 - £8 and takes 2h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 40m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frog Island, Pasture Lane and arriving at Burton upon Trent, Bond Street. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Burton upon Trent. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Burton-on-Trent via Derby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49m.

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The distance between Leicester and Burton upon Trent is 24 miles. The road distance is 29.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent without a car is to train which takes 49m and costs £30 - £50.

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It takes approximately 49m to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent, including transfers.

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Leicester to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, depart from Frog Island, Pasture Lane station.

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Leicester to Burton upon Trent train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Leicester station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent is to train which takes 49m and costs £30 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £40 and takes 2h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Burton upon Trent.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 49m

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Burton upon Trent, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Burton upon Trent via Derby in around 49m. Alternatively, Kinchbus operates a bus from Leicester to Burton upon Trent every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1h 36m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Derby
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
Arriva Midlands
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Frog Island, Pasture Lane to Burton upon Trent, Bond Street
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Leicester to Burton upon Trent
Ave. Duration
40m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Swift Fox Cabs
Phone
+44 116 262 8222
A B C Taxis
Phone
+44 116 255 5111
Website
abc-taxis-leicester.co.uk

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Leicester to Burton upon Trent bus services, operated by Arriva Midlands, arrive at Burton upon Trent, Bond Street station.

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Leicester to Burton upon Trent train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Burton-on-Trent station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Burton upon Trent is 29 miles. It takes approximately 40m to drive from Leicester to Burton upon Trent.

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